Miami-Dade County Probate Lawyer
Estate Planning & Probate in Miami-Dade County
My name is Susan E. Durre, and as a Miami-Dade County probate attorney
with over 30 years of experience, I am confident that I have the credentials
and qualifications you are looking for. I care deeply about my clients
and always take the time to listen to their concerns and goals and from
there I create a legal strategy aimed at helping them achieve their hopes
I am fluent in both English and Spanish, this way I can provide clear advice that is understandable in your native language.
Your estate consists of everything that you own and this includes your
home, other properties, and cash in bank accounts, life insurance, personal
belongings, automobiles, furniture, jewelry, artwork and collectibles.
When you take into consideration all that you have now and the things
that you are likely to accumulate in your future, you have an estate.
An estate plan allows you to be in control of how your assets are distributed
and not the state.
You probably already have a good idea of who you want to receive certain
items, but without an estate plan in place, you don't have a say in
the matter. In addition to determining who gets what and when, an estate
plan can name a guardian for your minor children, it can plan for
incapacity, it can allow you to name a personal representative of your choosing to
manage your estate when you're gone, and it can maximize the value
of your estate while reducing taxes.
I can help you with:
Have you been appointed a personal representative?
Estate administration (probate) is a lengthy and complicated process which
involves paying off all debts and paying taxes, and taking the remaining
assets and distributing them among the beneficiaries. The personal representative
must abide by Florida law and follow all orders of the court during the
administration process. If a personal representative fails in their duty
and harms the estate, he or she can be held legally liable for any damage
they have caused.
With over 30 years of experience handling thousands of estate administrations,
I am here to offer you the legal guidance you need to have a successful
Contact Susan E. Durre Today!
Over the course of my career I have served as the
chair of the Probate and Guardianship Section of the Miami-Dade County
Bar Association and as
president of the South Miami-Kendall Bar Association and as
president of the Miami Business Exchange.
I have an AV® Rating from Martindale-Hubbell®, which is the highest rating given to an attorney for their ethical
conduct and legal ability.
If you need assistance with a probate, guardianship or estate planning
matter, I am confident that I have the knowledge and resources necessary
to get the job done. To arrange a consultation with me at the firm,
please call (305) 600-5677.
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